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Allan Hugh Cole Jr.

Senior associate dean, School of Social Work, University of Texas at Austin

Allan Hugh Cole Jr. is professor and senior associate dean for academic affairs in the School of Social Work at The University of Texas at Austin. Prior to that, he was academic dean and professor of pastoral care at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. He is a graduate of Davidson College, Columbia University and Princeton Theological Seminary. An author or editor of several books, he has written about prayer, anxiety, bereavement, pastoral beginnings and the spiritual lives of boys.

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The Louisville Institute offers grant and fellowship programs to bridge the church and the academy and enrich the life of the church in North America. Applications are now open for six programs in 2025:

  • Pastoral Study Project 
  • Grant for Researchers 
  • First Book Grant for Scholars of Color 
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship 
  • Dissertation Fellowship 
  • Doctoral Fellowship
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